Archive for FedEx

This Week in Logistics News (January 1-5, 2018)

Can a Cuban ski in -21.6F and survive? I wasn’t willing to find out. But I did ski the day before when it was a balmy -10F and I survived (barely) eight runs down the mountain. The cold still has a tight grip on the East coast, with more than a foot of snow falling […]

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This Week in Logistics News (December 11-15, 2017)

One week to go before we go on hiatus for the holidays, which means I have one week to finish a million things on my “To Do” list. So, without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week with some brief commentary: Target to Buy Grocery Delivery Startup Shipt […]

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This Week in Logistics News (October 16-20, 2017)

My trip to Chile this week in numbers: 34: the number of hours to travel there and back. 36: the number of hours I spent on the ground in Chile. 4: the total number of hours I spoke (in Spanish!) during my three presentations. 240+: the number of attendees at the Seminarium conference. 2: the […]

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This Week in Logistics News (September 18-22, 2017)

Before diving into this week’s supply chain and logistics news, a quick recap of last Saturday’s JDRF Ride for the Cure in Saratoga Springs, NY. The folks at JDRF like to say that the goal of their rides is not completing the 100 miles (or whatever distance you set out to do), but getting to […]

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This Week in Logistics News (July 31 – August 4, 2017)

Last week I asked “What can potentially stop or bring down Amazon?” In case you’re wondering, the top vote-getter in our highly unscientific poll was “A massive asteroid hitting the Earth.” It’s actually not a far-fetched possibility. “A leading astrophysicist from Queen’s University Belfast has warned that an asteroid strike is just a matter of […]

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This Week in Logistics News (July 17-21, 2017)

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news (I’ll share my takeaways in future posts): Congress may attempt to alter or delay ELD mandate (Commercial Carrier Journal) U.S., Canada, Mexico agree on fast-paced NAFTA talks  (Reuters) FedEx says cyber attack to hurt full-year results (Reuters) […]

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